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70                                      FLORA INDICA.                       [Dilleniacea-.
A widely distributed plant, which is also much cultivated in the hotter parts of
India as an ornamental tree. It is, we think, doubtful whether the Songium of
Rumphius be meant for this species. It is at any rate so totally unlike, that it is not
desirable to quote it.
Sect. 2. COLBEETIA, Salisb., DG.—Ilores flavi.    Semna glabra.
2.  D. ovata (Wall. Cat. 945^1);  foliis petiolatis  ovatis raargine
denticulatis superue glubrmsculis vel ad nervo.s paberulis subtus cum
petiolis fusco-tomeutosis, pedunculis cosetaneis unifloris oppositifoliis.
HAS. In insula Penang, Porter!—(v. s.)
Folia 8 poll, longa, 5 lata, petiolo l-l£-pollicari. IIos (a spec, discretus super
eandem cliartam affisus) majusculus. S&pala ovata, crasse coriacea, extus pube-
scentia, scsquipollicaria.
Tliia is seemingly very distinct from any other known species, but the specimen
in the TVallichian- Herbarium is very imperfect.
3.  D. anrea (Sm. Exot. Bot. ii. t. 92, 93); foliis petiolatis ovato-
oblongis vel obovatis remote crenato-denticulatis supra glabris subtus
molliter pubescentibus, floribus ante folia enatis ramulos laterales breves
terminantibus solitariis aureis.—DC. Prod. i. 76; Ham. in Linn. Tr.
xv. 101; Wall. Cat. 6624!   D. ornatn, Wall. Plant. As. liar. i. 20.
t 23, Cat. 947 !    Colbertia obovata, Blume?
HAB. In sylvis densis secus basin Himalayas Nipalensis, Ham.! et
in Ava in provincia Martaban, secus ripas fluminura Attran et Saluen,
WalU—^L yere) (t?. s.)
DISTKIB. Java?
Arbor excelsa, ramis cinereis. "Folia approximata,, pedalia, petiolo pollicari, Mores
mngni, speciosi, odorati (diam. 3-4-poll., Watt., iis D. speciosa paullo minores, ex
Ham.), fedwiculus in ramo brevi terminalis, pollicaris, crassus, bracteis aliquot
jarvis ovatis valde«deciduis prope basin munitus. Sepala glauca, dorso villis lougis
sericeis cito dcciduis vestita. fetala obovata, bipollicaria. Owria 8-12. *Fructu9
(cum calyce) magnit. Pomi minoris. Semina pluro, glabra.
There can be little doubt that the descriptions of Smith (or Hardwicke), Hamilton,
and Wallich, are all referable to one species, which, will probably be found to extend
throughout the jungles along the base of the eajstcm Himalaya, and of the central
,axis of the Malayan Peninsula. In the figure iu 'Exotic Botany' the styles are
not well represented, but this is probably a mistake of the artist.
4«. D. scabrella (Eoxb. Hort. Bcng. 43, Pl.'lnd. ii. 648); foliis
petiolatis ovali-oblongis denticulatis utrinque scabridopilosis subtus
pallidis, floribus ante folia enatis secus raraos ad cicatrices foliomm
delapsorum fasciculatis, pedicellis  2-8-bracteolatis, carpellia  5-7.—
WaU. PL A*. Ear. i. 20. t. 22, Cat. 944 A! et B! (excl. folio magno,
quod verodmiliter ad D. aweam referendum est).   D. pilosa, Ham.! in
'Linn. Tr. xv.,102, non Eoxb.   Colbenia scabrella, Don, Prod. Nep.
226.
HAB. In sylvis densis Assam! et Silhet!—(v. v.)
Arbor 30-40-pedalis, ramosa. Folia 6-10 poll.Jonga, 4-6 lata; prtiolo -J—l-
poll, pubescente, basi dilatato, scmiamplexicauli. JRores suaveolentes, dium. scsqui-
pollicaresj pedicelli ssepius terui, tuberculo iDsidentes,* bipollicares; bracteolai ob-